Craigie House, Cambridge, Massachusetts, ca. 1920

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This Spode plate displays the Craigie House in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow moved into this house as a boarder in 1837. Six years later, he married Frances (Fanny) Appleton. Her father had purchased Craigie House, and gave it to the couple as a wedding gift. Longfellow lived there until his death in 1882.

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About This Item

  • Title: Craigie House, Cambridge, Massachusetts, ca. 1920
  • Creator: Spode
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Cambridge
  • County: Middlesex
  • State: MA
  • Media: Bone china
  • Local Code: 2002.423
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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